The first author up in Ava’s Naughty Valentine Author Event is none only then Ava herself.
Miles from Home
Six months after the death of her mother, twenty-one-year-old Maggie Taylor is just trying to get through each day when she’s offered a coveted spot at a prestigious dance school in New York City. Knowing her father will not approve, she packs her car and sets out on a road trip that will leave her forever changed.
Twenty-one-year-old Sam Austin is tired of being stuck in a small town. Forced to deal with his father’s alcoholism since his mother left eleven years ago. Sam has only ever found solace in music and frequent one-night-stands. When Sam is presented with the opportunity to move to Chicago, he leaps at the chance, and leaves town with only his backpack and guitar.
After Sam and Maggie arrive in the small Midwestern town of Hermann Missouri they are forced to share the only room available. What starts as a simple inconvenience soon turns in to a weekend of passion. A passion that will burn until they are reunited years later by a terrible tragedy.
While doing research for her new book, author Emma Sparks becomes intrigued with the BDSM lifestyle. When Emma meets Markus, a soft-spoken Dominate, he agrees to guide her through his world as she becomes more and more curious and as Emma and Markus’ friendship deepens, she discovers that her deepest and darkest desires are beginning to surface. Emma suddenly realizes she not the person she thought she was and as she becomes increasingly restless in her marriage she struggles to find herself but is afraid it will destroy her picturesque life with her husband Daniel and two children. As Emma tries to resist her desires, Markus has other plans, he wants to bring her deeper into his world where he knows she belongs and he can make her his own.
Author Emma Sparks lived the ideal life, she had two beautiful children and a husband that adored her, but something was missing. When she meets Markus, a Dominant, her world changes as he helps her learn more about his lifestyle, Emma had no idea she would learn more about herself in the process and as her relationship with Markus changes into something more, she cannot deny her dark desires. Emma tires desperately to keep her secret hidden as she lives a double life, knowing she is not the same person she was just a few months ago. Markus wants to own Emma, body and soul, but she is afraid to lose herself and give up all control to him. While Markus continues to seduce her mind, it’s her heart that will betray her, and with her sudden awakening, Emma must choose which life she is willing to sacrifice.
Author Emma Sparks struggles with a decision that could change her life forever. Does she stay with Daniel, the only man she’s known and loved, the one man that has given her everything except what her mind and body craves? Or should she set out on a journey of self-discovery with Markus, a Dominant that promises to teach her about who she really is and who makes her body come alive with excitement. Torn between a life of discontent and a life that promises excitement and passion, Emma’s heart is at war with her mind and body, she must come to term with what she truly desires and what’s best for her. Daniel and Markus each give her something she needs, but those needs are completely different from the other. It’s now up to Emma to decide which one will make her life complete.
Ava Bell was born and raised in Oklahoma where she resides with her husband, two children and three dogs. Ava discovered the world of indie authors about four years ago where she fell in love with so many of their books, she has always had a passion for reading and in high school she wrote several short stories but never shared them with anyone. Two years ago Ava decided to sit down and write a story that’s been evolving in her head for many years, Miles From Home, her first novel. When not writing, Ava is a full-time nurse, she also enjoys cooking, traveling and a good Margarita by the pool with her family. Some of her favorite authors are: Stephen King, Caroline Kepnes, C J. Roberts, Cassia Leo and Colleen Hoover, Ava has been fortunate enough to have met most of those on her list.